Senate Republicans finally managed to pass some legislation on Friday night, in the form of their much-criticized tax bill … but only after a remarkable effort from activists to thwart the bill. In Arizona activists had protested through Thursday night outside John McCain’s office, while people did the same outside Susan Collins’ office in Bangor, Maine. Both had been seen as potential no votes before committing to the bill this … Continue reading The Guardian: Senate Republicans feel force of protest … but pass tax bill anyway
What happens when our democracy isn’t really a democracy anymore? Through gerrymandering, Wisconsin Republicans turned their 48 percent loss into a 60 percent victory. If this happened in any other country, we would call this what it is — undemocratic and corrupt.
Our democracy is broken. The American people have lost all confidence that their government actually represents their interests.
Dubbed the first annual “Taxation & Libations” celebration, Tuesday’s party saw a hundred or so guests fill the main floor of The Wharf’s popular Pearl Street Warehouse venue.
We’re all used to chaos in Washington these days. Amidst it all, there’s one little protocol change that could mean the undoing of our democratic process: the Commerce Department’s decision to ask people whether they’re citizens in the upcoming 2020 census.
This Tax Day, author and reformed financier Morris Pearl sets the record straight on current tax policy and the GOP’s new tax law.
Our tax code is deliberately designed to reward money over work, and the corporate tax cut financially rewards companies for moving money and jobs overseas
Head of Patriotic Millionaires, representing wealthy Americans who demand a more progressive tax code, says effort by Republicans is latest proof they should be considered “the greedy, pay no taxes, take from the poor, protect the rich party.”
As millions of Americans race to complete their tax returns by April 15, let’s remember that not everyone is worried about paying taxes.
The GOP has been furiously trying to spin their tax cut for the wealthy and corporations as a benefit to the average American worker, but their attempts are falling flat.
They voted to keep the flow of campaign cash running, consequences for the rest of the state be damned
“All over the city we have huge needs. We need better public transport that works for all of us. We need affordable housing,” said Elizabeth Falcon, speaking into a megaphone in front of the downtown Washington, D.C. office building of the Carlyle Group private equity fund.
“Maybe if the tax plan helped the American worker, you wouldn’t have to buy such expensive ads”
“All over the city we have huge needs. We need better public transport that works for all of us. We need affordable housing,” said Elizabeth Falcon, speaking into a megaphone in front of the tony downtown Washington, D.C. office building of the Carlyle Group private equity fund.
On any given night in New York, more than 88,000 men, women, and children don’t know where they will sleep.
Urging state lawmakers to hike their taxes, clothing designer Eileen Fisher and Walt Disney’s great-niece will join a group of nearly three dozen wealthy New Yorkers for a demonstration Tuesday in Albany.
Two groups of New York millionaires have a solution to the state’s $4.4 billion budget deficit — raise our taxes.
Mr. Wallace in 2016 wrote an online column with the headline “Why I Am A Patriotic Millionaire” that featured a photo of himself and his wife on a boat in Antarctica.
The Patriotic Millionaires of Utah, along with the Patriotic Millionaires’ national organization, issued the following statement in response to Mitt Romney’s announcement that he would run for the U.S. Senate in Utah
Bernie Sanders has a special Valentine’s Day message for the 1 percent. On Wednesday, Sanders tweeted “Happy Valentine’s day to all the millionaires who will not have to pay into Social Security for the rest of the year. Let’s lift the cap and end this absurdity.”